slide_01 slide_02 slide_05 slide_06 slide_07 nre picks 002 nre picks 004 nre picks 005
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Latest News
Your Division Budgets for 2011-2012...

Budget 2011-12

Divisional Budgets

Division 5

Community facilities the clear focus in Division 5

Community facilities are the priority for Councillor Peter Young in Division 5 Budget.

Cr Young has committed $200,000 towards improvements and repairs to convert the old Paradise Country (formerly Nerang West Sports Park) into a community facility; and $50,000 to improve facilities at the Cardinals Baseball Club in Nerang.

An amount of $40,000 will go to upgrading the community hall at Swift Park, Nerang, along with $30,000 to establish a community garden there, in addition to the $30,000 allocated in 2010-11.

Residents using YourBus in Pacific Pines will continue to enjoy this community transport service with $50,000 dedicated to partially fund its operation.

Cr Young will fund a Community Development Officer in Pacific Pines at a cost of $17,000, and one in Nerang at a cost of $34,000.

Ensuring the Division 5 community stays active and connected, $12,000 has been allocated to the Parks Alive Program; $30,000 to the Active and Healthy activities; $15,000 for the Nerang Celebrates Christmas event; and $20,000 for community concerts and functions.

With Divisional funds remaining from last year, Cr Young has committed $100,000 towards the upgrade of the centre median in Price Street Nerang; and $100,000 towards a club facility for Pacific Pines Junior AFL club.

Other items funded in the Division 5 Budget are:

                 

$50,000 for parks and reserves minor works

 

$30,000 for roads and drainage minor works

 

$10,000 for restoration works at Heritage House, Bischof Park, Nerang

 

$50,000 for replacement of old barbecue shelters at Bischof Park, Nerang

 

$50,000 for street tree planting

...................................................................................................................................... 

Budget 2011-12

Divisional Budgets

Division 9

Improved community facilities for Division 9

Division 9 residents will enjoy improved community infrastructure and facilities as a result of Councillor Ted Shepherd’s Divisional Budget.

Cr Shepherd has allocated $60,000 for stormwater drainage along the western boundary of the Mudgeeraba Showgrounds; and $90,000 towards the reconstruction of Court One at the Mudgeeraba Tennis Club .

Streetscaping will also be improved with $20,000 for garden beds at Gemvale Road Mudgeeraba and $30,000 for street tree planting around the division.

Dog lovers will enjoy a new off-leash exercise area at Wallandra Road, Mudgeeraba to which $25,000 has been directed.

An amount of $36,865 will fund a Community Grants Officer to help local not-for-profit organisations access and apply for Federal and State Government grants, and there is $35,000 for donations to local community groups.

Cr Shepherd has also set aside funding for the following projects:

                 

$55,000 for a new shade sail at Davenport Park Bonogin

 

$20,000 for the Mudgeeraba Day Festival

 

$16,500 towards ceiling fans at the Mudgeeraba Memorial Hall

 

$60,000 for parks and reserves minor works

 

$60,000 for roads and drainage minor works

 

$25,000 for community concerts and functions

 

...............................................................................................................................

Budget 2011-12

Divisional Budgets

Division 8

Greening and footpaths the focus in Division 8

New footpaths, community grants and proposed greening are the priorities in Councillor Bob La Castra’s preliminary Divisional Budget.

 

Cr La Castra has set aside $38,800 for a new footpath at Elysium Rd, Carrara and

$20,900 for kerb and channelling at Garden Grove, Carrara.

An allocation of $36,685 for a Community Grants Officer will help local not-for-profit organisations access and apply for Federal and State Government grants,

and there is $30,000 for donations to local community groups.

Cr La Castra plans to provide significant funding for tree planting throughout the division, to provide shade cover for pedestrians and beautify the streetscapes however a specific amount has not been determined as yet.

An amount of $20,000 will fund community concerts and functions while $15,000 will go to Active and Healthy activities.

A total of $80,000 will go towards minor works for parks and reserves and $30,000 to roads and drainage.

 

Gold Coast City Council